The Dartmoor Crossing
An 8 day, 7 night, progressive ride around Dartmoor stopping at different B&B’s and hotels each night.
Treat yourself to a unique riding adventure, enjoy fabulous horseback riding across the fascinating Dartmoor landscape.
On our high quality, forward going Quarter horses.
We’ll guide you through incredible scenery, past prehistoric settlements, neolithic stone circles, ancient tin mines, beautiful forestry as well as Dartmoor’s natural beauty.
You will be guided through some of the most spectacular riding anywhere in the UK, stopping en-route at local beauty spots for a packed lunch.
Day 1; (usually a Sat, Friday in Sept) Arrive pm/eve check-in at the Castle Inn, Lydford http://castleinnlydford.co.uk/ or another fantastic local pub.
Day 2: Trail ride from Meldon,of approx 4 hrs, overnight at the same Inn again.
Day 3: Ride across Dartmoor approx 4 – 5 hrs to the Two Bridges Hotel https://www.twobridges.co.uk/
Day 4: Ride on to Drywell Farm, 3 – 4 hrs, nr Widecombe for farm B&B.
Day 5: (May & July) Trail ride from Drywell Farm, 4 – 5 hrs overnight at Drywell again.
(Aug) Ride on to Chagford
(Sept) visit to Widecombe fair https://www.widecombefair.com/
Day 6: (May, July & Sept) Ride on to Chagford, 3 – 4 hrs overnight at the Three Crowns Hotel http://threecrowns-chagford.co.uk/
Day 7: Ride home to Meldon, 4 hrs, overnight at a local Inn again.
Day 8: Depart
We are closed for 2020
Our riding holidays start again in May 2021
Any deposits for 2020 trips cancelled due to Covid can be used against a trip in 2021 at 2020 rates provided full payment is recieved by 31st Dec 2020;
A full refund, subject to a £30 admin fee
7 nights with 5 days riding
Each week will include a day out of the saddle to visit a local attraction or a local agricultural and equine show. Maximum group size of 8 riders. 7 nights, 5 days riding across Dartmoor, plus 1 day out of the saddle.
2020 dates & Rates
£1,250 based on two persons sharing
£1,425 for single occupancy
16th – 23rd May ***CANCELLED C-19***
27th June – 4th July***CANCELLED C-19***
15th – 22nd August (visit Chagford Show)***Fully booked***
4th – 11th Sept (Fri – Fri) (visit Widecombe Fair)***Fully booked***
2021 Dates & rates
£1350 based on 2 people sharing
£1520 for single occupancy
15th – 22nd May***3 places available***
26th June – 3rd July***Fully booked***
14th – 21st August (visit Chagford Show)***5 places available***
10th – 17th Sept (Fri – Fri) (visit Widecombe Fair)***5 places available***